September 28th, 2016 - 1:55 PM
How to move to New York
So, you’ve settled on the Big Apple for your next move. Whether you have a job lined up or just want to move to the city for a fresh start, the first step of your new adventure is getting your belongings there. Even if you’ve moved long distance before, it’s important to understand that, just like living in New York, moving to New York is an entirely different experience.
September 23rd, 2016 - 3:45 PM
Road trip from New York to Florida
If you’re driving from New York to Florida, you’re in for a treat! The east coast of the United States is packed full of history, scenic routes and breath-taking Atlantic Ocean views. Whether you’re planning an east coast road trip or moving from north to south, you’ll want to make the most of your drive. We’ve mapped out the best route for you to take to experience all the sights and activities a drive from New York to Florida has to offer.
September 22nd, 2016 - 2:23 PM
Comparing moving containers
Both U-Pack® and U-Haul® offer portable moving and storage containers that help make long distance moving more convenient. Each container type features ground-level loading and a lockable exterior, and each company can move you to and from all 50 states, Canada and Puerto Rico. While similarities are certainly present between the U-Box and ReloCube, differences in size, construction material and price can impact which service you choose.
September 21st, 2016 - 1:23 PM
Tips for being a good neighbor
Do you want to get to know your new neighbors better? Maybe you’re looking to make new friends and find ways to be more sociable. Or perhaps you’ve heard stories from friends about dealing with bad neighbors and are trying to avoid a similar situation after a big household move. Either way, there are a few things you can do to keep the peace in your neighborhood!
September 19th, 2016 - 2:20 PM
Do I need to update my voter registration in a new state?
When you're moving to a new state, updating your voter registration is probably the last thing on your mind. But, because your ability to vote is tied to your permanent address, you won't be able to cast your ballot in any general, primary or special election without updating this information. The good news is, as long as you're eligible to vote, registering is easy!
September 15th, 2016 - 10:37 AM
Farewell sayings for any occasion
Just because you say goodbye doesn’t always mean it’s the end, maybe it’s just, “see you later.” Either way, the following sayings may help you through the farewells you’re experiencing. Keep your favorite ones close by framing them or even painting them on a canvas.
September 14th, 2016 - 2:36 PM
Garage Sale Tips
One of the most beneficial things you can do before a move is declutter your home. There’s no need to pay to move items you no longer want or need, andthe best way to get rid of unwanted things is to have a garage sale! It may seem daunting to add a sale to the list of everything you need to do before you move; but moving sales don’t have to be stressful. Make your sale as easy as possible by using a garage sale checklist, reviewing pricing strategies and learning how to protect yourself against garage sale scams.
September 12th, 2016 - 3:07 PM
Apartment moving tips
Apartment living is ideal for all kinds of people – singles, newlyweds, students and anyone looking to downsize from a larger home. Apartments offer convenient floor plans and great amenities; but moving in to one can be intimidating if you’re unfamiliar with the process. It’s not just about finding the perfect place, packing up your stuff and settling in (though that can be hard enough). You’ll probably also encounter situations like parking the moving equipment, reserving the elevator and connecting your utilities that you may not know how to handle. The good news is apartment moves are nothing to worry about – all you need is a little information.
September 9th, 2016 - 8:26 AM
The tiny house movement
Though living in small structures is nothing new (think studio apartments, tenements or even frontier housing), the trend of living in a “tiny house” has made a resurgence in recent years. The desire to control finances, have a lower impact on the environment and spend less time cleaning and more time living, has led many people to trade in their 1,500-2,000 square foot homes for a smaller place.
September 8th, 2016 - 3:07 PM
Throwing a Miss America Party
If you’ve recently moved, a great way to show pride for your new state is by cheering on your local Miss America contestant. In fact, it’s the perfect time to throw a party! Invite over some new friends, gather some themed snacks and have a friendly competition to pick the new Miss America using a printable score sheet. Here are some ideas for your very own Miss America watch party.